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The Adams Family - Hiring in Latham

The Adams Family

Latham, NY
$20/hr
2 kids
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

We're looking for a reliable person to babysit our two younger children while mom works from home

Certification Requirements...

CPR
First Aid
The Hammam Family - Hiring in Latham

The Hammam Family

Latham, NY
$20/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Our daughter sleeping early so we need to someone just in case she wakes up
The Leader Family - Hiring in Latham

The Leader Family

Latham, NY
$15.46/hr
1 kid
Full time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

My son will be 2 in September. He is very fun and energetic. He does have several food allergies. We would need someone who was willing to accommodate their meals and also be very educated on identifying an allergic reaction and acting fast either with epipen or antihistamines

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The Young Family - Hiring in Latham
Emily Lilac - Nanny Share Member

The Young Family & Nanny Emily

Latham, NY
$10/hr
2 kids

A little bit about us…

We are wondering if anyone would be interested in a nanny share with our family! We have a wonderful nanny who takes care of our youngest (12 mos old) all day and our oldest (3-years-old) after school. An ideal share for us would be a family with a child (1-2 years old), 3-5 half days or 2-3 full days, willing to drop off at our house, non-smokers, and comfortable around a dog. However, we would be open to considering other arrangements as well. Please let us know if you are interested. Thanks!
The Gifford Family - Hiring in Latham

The Gifford Family

Latham, NY
$16/hr
1 kid
Part time
Interested in nanny share

A little bit about us…

Two days a week to watch our sob

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How to Find a Nanny Share in Latham, NY

Nanny Lane is a nanny website to help you find a nanny in your area. Our nanny services include background checks, PLUS, and nanny share payroll.

Understand the Cost of a Nanny Share in Latham, NY

The costs of a nanny share depends on your nanny share set up. How you share the cost a nanny can depend on the number of hours, children, and even who is hosting the nanny share. Additional expenses for nanny shares can include over-time, vacation time, and holiday bonuses.

Nanny Share Family Interviews in Latham, NY

Once you start connecting with prospective families, the next step is to interview. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some questions to ask the other family in a nanny share:

  • What is your discipline style (or what do you plan for it to be?)
  • If our nanny is late regularly, how would you want to handle it?
  • How would you describe your child(ren)?
  • How would you describe your parenting style?

Beyond these questions, try to create a job posting together by creating rules for your nanny share. In doing this, specific areas to focus on include discipline, over-time, and vacation time.

How to Set Up a Nanny Share in Latham, NY

In setting up a nanny share, there are lots of different ways to do it: finding a family with a nanny, hire a nanny and then find a family, or start by finding a family then hiring a nanny together.

When finding a family for a nanny share, you want to assess compatibility in terms of logistics, personalities, and parenting philosophies. It’s also important to be mindful that nanny shares can work with the kids of different ages whether it’s two infants or an older child with an infant, there are lots of different ways to set up a nanny share.

Understand Nanny Share Responsibilities in Latham, NY

Before beginning the search for a nanny share, you should think through what responsibilities you expect your nanny to handle. With that information, you can create a profile so that nannies can reach out to you. You can do this with the other family or alone. The boundaries for nannies duties vary from family to family. However, in general, a nanny is responsible for making sure your kids’ needs are met, including things like ensuring they have opportunities to play and be active. When tasks go beyond child care, for example, housekeeping or meal preparation, it’s good practice to communicate these expectations with your nanny before hiring them. Along with the different duties that you ask for, experience and location can impact how much you should pay your nanny.

Nanny Share Nanny Interviews in Latham, NY

Once you start connecting with prospective nannies, the next step is a nanny interview. There are questions for hiring a nanny in a nanny share and testing different scenarios. To make things a bit easier, here’s a list of some nanny interview questions to consider asking:

  • Do you have experience being a nanny?
  • How do you handle tantrums? Can you share an experience disciplining children?
  • What sort of household tasks are you open to doing?
  • Are you open to a live in arrangement in Latham? Do you have experience being a live in nanny?
  • Are you open to being a nanny in a nanny share?
  • Do you have any references? If yes, here are some questions to ask the nanny’s references.
  • Are you trained in First Aid or CPR in Latham, NY?
  • Do you have a driver’s license in Latham, NY? Do you own a car?
  • What salary are you seeking? Are you open to being paid through direct-deposit, pay stubs?
  • What are your expectations around over-time pay and vacation time?

During the hiring process, it’s essential to ask for references, and by asking their references questions you gain a better understanding of they will fit in your family. As you get closer to hiring a nanny, be sure to run a background check to ensure your kids are in good hands. When evaluating a prospective nanny, make sure you’re setting the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. You can do this by being clear about your expectations around nanny responsibilities and compensation, and of course, by being friendly and welcoming! And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

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